Missing countries and territories

Last year I received covers from 41 countries that I was missing! A big THANK YOU to everybody, who helped growing my collection!

Nevertheless I am missing covers from a lot of countries. If your country/territory is on the list below, please send me a cover! I will reply with a nice one from Austria.

Africa: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Rep. Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Réunion, Rwanda, Saint Helena, São Tomé and Príncipe, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tristan da Cunha, Western Sahara

Americas: British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Easter Island, Grenada & Carriacou, Martinique, Montserrat, Nevis, Redonda

Antarctica: British Antarctic Territory, Chilean Antarctic Territory, Kerguelen Islands, South Georgia

Asia: Abkhazia, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Eastern Timor, Iraqi Kurdistan, North Korea, Palestine, South Ossetia

Australia & Oceania: Cook Islands, Kiribati, Micronesia, Nauru, Norfolk Island, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tokelau

Europe: Mt. Athos, Transnistria

Please send all covers to the following address:

HAUPTSTRASSE 23
8262 ILZ
AUSTRIA

#776 India 13/11/09

India 131109Jinesh sent this very nice cover from India, thank you! It was posted in Calicut on November 9 and arrived on November 20, 2013.

The left stamp is part of the India/China joint issue mini-sheet, which was issued on July 11, 2008. It depicts the White Horse Temple of Luoyang, which is supposed to be the first Buddhist temple in China.

The stamps on the right are part of the set “Wild Flowers of India”, which was issued on September 3, 2013. They commemorate the flower genus rhododendron and the Himalayan Bellflower (Campanula latifolia).

See also: #762 India 13/12/11

#775 Brazil 14/02/13

Brazil 140213This nice cover from Brazil was sent by João ,thank you! It was posted in São Paulo on February 14 and arrived on February 18, 2014.

João used a FDC of the “Ants” set, which was issued on June 5, 2013. The stamp depicts an  ant of the species Odontomachus bauri. The left stamp was issued 2002 and depicts a trumpet.

See also: #616 Brazil 12/12/03

#774 Algeria 13/10/27

Algeria 131027This nice cover from Algeria was sent by Noreddine, thank you! It was posted in Collo (القل‎) on October 27 and arrived on November 8, 2013.

The left stamp (issued on December 20, 2008) commemorates the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Algeria and China. The two middle stamps are part of the “roses” set, which was issued on September 7, 2004.The right stamp (issued on July 22, 2013) commemorates the Fête de la Police (Police Festival).

See also: #135 Algeria 09/01/08

#773 South Africa 14/01/11

RSA 140111The CJ Stamps Company sent me this very nice letter from South Africa, thank you! It was posted in Bassonia on January 11, 2014.

There are attached six stamps of the fishes set that was issued on November 1, 2000. They commemorate the longhorn cowfish (Lactoria cornuta), the twospined angelfish (Centropyge bispinosus), the surgeonfish Paracanthurus hepatus, the threadfin butterflyfish (Chaetodon auriga), and the yellow longnose butterflyfish (Forcipiger flavissimus).

The other three stamps are part of the “Crafts” stamp set, which was issued on October 27, 2010.

#772 Ukraine 14/03/12

Ukraine 140312This very nice cover from Ukraine was sent by Kateryna, thank you very much! It was posted in Lviv on March 12 and arrived on March 24, 2014.

The left stamp is part of the set “Trees”, which was issued on February 3, 2012. It depicts the leaf and nut of the horse-chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum).

The right stamp is part of the mini-sheet (issued October 4, 2012), which commemorates the 200th Anniversary of Nikitsky Botanical Garden. It depicts a cactus of the Echinocereus genus.

#771 Canada 14/03/04

Canada 140314Tristan sent this nice cover from Canada, thank you! It was posted in Toronto on March 4 and arrived on March 12, 2014.

The stamps are part of the mini-sheet “NHL Team Jerseys”, which was issued on September 3, 2013. The stamps depict players of the icehockey teams Winnipeg Jets, Montreal Canadiens, and Ottawa Senators.

#770 Albania 13/11/30

Albania 131130This nice cover from Albania was sent by Sami, thank you! It was posted in Tirane on November 30 and arrived on December 5, 2013.

The middle stamp is part of the stamp set (issued August 12, 2004), which commemorates the 2004 Olympic Games. The left and right stamps are part of the “Harry Potter” set, which was issued on October 15, 2008.

#769 Serbia 14/02/24

Serbia 140224This nice cover from Serbia was sent by Dušan, thank you! It was posted in Novi Sad on February 24 and arrived on February 26, 2014.

The attached stamp set (issued on January 31, 2014) commemorates the Year of the Horse.

See also: #535 Serbia 10/12/02

#768 The Gambia 14/02/24

Gambia 1402xxMy first cover from The Gambia was sent by Aminata, thank you! It was posted in Serekunda on February 24 (according to the sender) and arrived on March 20, 2014.

The stamps are part of the set “Traditional Musical Instruments”, which was issued on May 24, 2010. They depict a Kora.

#767 South Korea 14/02/28

Korea 140228This beautiful FDC from South Korea was sent by Koo Sang Bon, thank you very much! It was issued and posted on February 28 and arrived on March 7, 2014.

The FDC and stamps commemorate the cartoon characters of “Larva“.

See also: #664 South Korea 12/09/06

#766 Bahamas 13/06/11

Bahamas 130611-2This beautiful cover from the Bahamas was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you very much! It was posted in Nassau on June 11 and arrived on June 24, 2013.

The cover is a postal stationery with an additional stamp, which is part of the set “60th Anniversary of the Accesion of Queen Elizabeth” (issued on July 19, 2012). The stationery imprint commemorates the sea snail species Lace Short-Frond Murex (synonyme: West Indian Murex; Chicoreus brevifrons).

See also: #759 Bahamas 13/06/13

#765 Saint Martin 14/02/25

St. Martin 140225This very nice cover from the French part of Saint Martin was sent by Ante, thanks a lot! It was posted in Marigot on February 25 and arrived on March 10, 2014.

The attached stamps were issued on January 8, 2014. They commemorate a jewel heart of the Baccarat company.

Ante also included a postcard showing a map and views of Saint Martin.

St. Martin 140225card

See also: #295 Saint Barthélemy 10/02/26

#764 Caribbean Netherlands 11/09/11

caribean-netherlands-1109xxThank you very much, John, for sending this first day cover from the Caribbean Netherlands! It was issued and posted on September 11, 2011.

The stamps are part of a set of four, which commemorates different coral species. The left stamp depicts the coral Scolymia wellsi and the right stamp shows the coral Diodogorgia nodulifera.

See also: #691 Caribbean Netherlands 13/03/25

#763 Cayman Islands 13/12/11

Caymans 131211This cover from the Cayman Islands was sent by Greg, thank you! It was posted on Grand Cayman on December 11 and arrived on December 19, 2013.

The stamps are part of the set “Darwin Initiative“, which was issued on July 9, 2008. The stamps depict the Cayman Ground Boa (Tropidophis caymanensis).

See also: #576 Cayman Islands 12/03/15

#762 India 13/12/11

India 131211Another nice cover from India was sent by Jinesh, thank you! It was posted at the Bengaluru International Airport on December 11 and arrived on December 23, 2013.

The left stamp was issued on September 3, 2013. It is part of the set “Wild Flowers of India” and depicts a Blue Poppy (Meconopsis sp.). The mini-sheet depicts Mahatma Gandhi and commemorates the philatelic day. It was issued on Oktober 12, 2013.

See also: #676 India 13/06/17

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